New Delhi, Jan 4 2017: IBM has announced the appointment of Karan Bajwa as Managing Director of IBM India, succeeding Vanitha Narayanan who is appointed as Chairman of IBM India.
Karan joined IBM in 2016 as Executive for Strategy and Transformation in the Asia Pacific region. Prior to this he was the Managing Director, Microsoft India where, besides leading the India business for the company, he also the led the Cloud Transition and the Ecosystem engagement. Earlier, he served in various roles in Microsoft and Cisco. Karan is not new to IBM, having worked for five years leading IBM’s networking business and based in Singapore from 2001 - 2005.
Says Karan:“I am humbled and excited as I take on this role of Managing Director of IBM India. I see great opportunity ahead for IBM in this market. By constantly reinventing itself and investing in innovation, IBM today is in a sweet spot to help businesses and governments with their digital transformation journey. I look forward to partnering with the industry, our ecosystem and the IBM team to further strengthen our business in the region.”